LTO FC Tape Drive Not Getting Configured in Solaris 9

(Doc ID 1485565.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

LTO Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Unable to Configure one of the  tape drives in Solaris 9.

"devfsadm",  reboot -- -r ,  "cfgadm -c configure" does not help.

--- cfgadm -alv -o show_FCP_dev output taken at the time of problem ---

c4::500104f0005da0d6           connected    configured   unknown    IBM ULTRIUM-TD4  unavailable  tape    n        /devices/pci@3d,700000/SUNW,qlc@1/fp@0,0:fc::500104f0005da0d6
c4::500104f0005da0d9           connected    unconfigured unknown                              unavailable  tape    n        /devices/pci@3d,700000/SUNW,qlc@1/fp@0,0:fc::500104f0005da0d9   <===== Problematic Target
c4::500104f0005da0dc           connected    configured   unknown    IBM ULTRIUM-TD4  unavailable  tape    n        /devices/pci@3d,700000/SUNW,qlc@1/fp@0,0:fc::500104f0005da0dc

Cause

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